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Aju Jugessur

Director, Core Nanotechnology Research Facility

Aju Jugessur received a Ph.D. degree in optoelectronics and electronic engineering, with a focus on nanofabrication, from the University of Glasgow, UK, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at McGill University, Canada. His expertise is in the area of photonics, nanolithography, and nanofabrication. He was a Senior Research Associate and Lecturer at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto, Canada, where he spearheaded the establishment and development of the state-of-the-art Nanolithography Facility. He has introduced courses on nanolithography and micro- and nanofabrication, which he currently teaches. He currently serves as the Director of the University of Iowa Microfabrication Facility ( and Adjunct Professor in Physics and Astronomy. His research interests include photonic crystals, nanofabrication, biosensing, and optofluidics. He has authored numerous scientific and technical journal publications. He is a Member of IEEE.

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